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GameStop shares double on Wednesday surprising reddit traders

Shares of GameStop, an American video game and consumer electronics company, doubled suddenly on Wednesday afternoon surprising traders. GameStop stocks ended trading day by going nearly 104 percent up. Trading on the stock was halted twice on Wednesday afternoon. GameStop soared more than 1,600% in January as retail investors bought shares of the company to […]

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Reddit traders send silver price to eight-year high

The price of silver hit an eight-year high on Monday, amid social media calls to buy the metal and emulate the trading frenzy that surrounded US games retailer GameStop last week. The precious metal rose by as much as 11% to $30 an ounce, its highest value since 2013. Shares in a handful of smaller […]

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Australian YouTuber rescuing flipped sea turtle receives praise on Reddit

A video of family and friends chilling by the beach when they witness a sea turtle struggling on the hot sand is going viral (again) for all the right reasons. Originally uploaded by Aussie adventure YouTuber Brodie Moss aka Youngbloods — popular for his fishing and diving videos — back in 2018, the resurfaced video […]

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Mother recreates daughter’s childhood drawing from 10 years ago

A decade ago, Denise Esktrand’s young daughter drew a portrait of her. The work of art featured hollow eyebrows, well-defined eyelashes, and bold lipstick. “I’ve adored this picture as it hung over my makeup vanity for 12 years,” Ekstrand told Insider. “Not only do I love it because my daughter did it, [but] it reminds […]

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TikTok, Reddit exchange jibes after Reddit CEO calls TikTok “Fundamentally Parasitic”

Reddit CEO and co-founder Steve Huffman has caustic views about the viral app TikTok. According to TechCrunch, during a panel discussion at ”Social 2030” event with former public policy executive Elliot Schrage and former Facebook VP of Product Sam Lessin, Huffman said, “Maybe I’m going to regret this, but I can’t even get to that […]